Sidelines and Kickouts in the GAA

What happens when some edjit kicks the ball outta play or the goalie has to get up of his arse and do something, its all covered here. Sidelines and Kickouts A player who touches the ball last before it crosses out of play is penalised by possession returning to the...

Scoring and Goals the GAA Scoring System

Yep, the scoring in GAA is as odd as hell, but it makes sense. I swear to god it does. Points In Gaelic football and hurling there are two types of score, a goal or a point. A point is scored by playing the ball over your opponents’ end line, between their...

Frees and Penalties in GAA Football

What happens when the ball some muppet tries to take the legs of ya or even more idiotically, does it in the box… Frees & Penalties If a foul is committed outside the fourteen-yard line, the free is to be taken by a player on the attacking side, from the...

Personal Fouls in GAA Football

All about contact or personal Fouls in GAA. Tackling A defending player may try to dispossess an attacking player by one of two methods:- Tackling ‘shoulder-to-shoulder’ i.e. making fair contact with his shoulder to the other player’s shoulder to try...

Technical Fouls in GAA Football

When you have the ball you can also foul by breaking rules such as travelling or doing to bounces in series. I know, sounds confusing but you will get it eventually! Technical Fouls This section deals with fouls ‘against the ball’, i.e. fouls committed by...